For Freedoms: The Guardian coverage
Thanks to The Guardian (@guardian @guardian_us) and Nadja Sayej (@nadjasayej) for the yesterday's feature. Six other artists and I speak on Indigenous People's Day, our For Freedoms (@forfreedoms) billboards and voting next month. See https://bit.ly/3797lYe. Special...
2019 Essence Magazine feature
Nice surprise to recently find out my artwork was featured in a 2019 Essence article. Thank you @essence and @d_hobdy!.“Mark’s majestic renditions of beautiful Black people is seeping with regality. His blending of life-like details with surreal surroundings is moving...
Selected artist for the American Muslim Futures exhibit
I’m honored to have been selected to participate in this upcoming American Muslim Futures exhibit. “American Muslim Futures showcases the images, songs, poems, films, and cultural expressions of an America that lives up to its ideals. Follow these 23 Muslim and allied...
Milligan’s work demostrates the formation of identity through influences of history, contemporary society and being, and through spirituality and imagination. His renderings of almost god-like figures suggest dominion over the body and the self.
Artist Mark “Feijão” Milligan II brings to life the history of the African Diaspora. From the travels of the Moors through Spain to the mythos of the people of West Africa, his paintings chronicle the spirit of a people dispersed across the world, gifting each temporary home with their voice and stories.
Mark’s majestic renditions of beautiful Black people is seeping with regality. His blending of life-like details with surreal surroundings is moving to say the least.
Feijão’s works are at once intensely personal and deeply poignant, while also suggestive of an infinite but manifestable realm of human potential.